Apple Half Moons

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Short Cut - try using chunky applesauce in place of apples. Or go wild with fruit preserves!

2
2
Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • cup sour cream

  • 1 egg yolk, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup butter

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 2 apple - peeled, cored, and chopped

  • ¼ cup raisins

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice

Directions

  1. Stir together to blend, sour cream, egg yolk and vanilla extract. In a large bowl stir together flour and sugar. Cut in 3/4 cup butter or margarine until like coarse crumbs. Mix in sour cream mixture until well blended.

  2. Divide dough in half and chill until easy to handle (3 hours or so).

  3. To Make Filling: In small saucepan, melt the 1 tablespoon margarine. Add apples, raisins, brown sugar and spice and cook, stirring occasionally, until apples are fork tender. Remove excess liquid and cool.

  4. Roll each piece of dough to about 1/8 inch thickness and cut with 2-1/2 inch round cookie cutter. Place rounds 1/2 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Place (skimpy) teaspoon of filling on each round and fold in half. Seal edges with fork.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10-12 minutes or until light brown. Remove and cool. Drizzle with lemon sugar icing made with 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon juice (fresh), 1 tablespoon water. Mix until of drizzling consistency. If too thick, add a little more water, if too thin, a little more confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

114 Calories
7g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 114
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 47mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 41mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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